USA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration

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POSTPONED from Saturday, July 9 to Sunday, July 10 due to inclement weather.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

6 to 9:45 p.m.
Free Admission
Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St, Alexandria, VA 22314

The City of Alexandria will celebrate its 273rd and the USA’s 246th birthday on Sunday, July 10, 2022 with a performance by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra and a grand finale fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Enjoy the return of the big birthday experience of years past with cupcakes, local vendors, live music and an extended runtime.

Scheduled activities will go on as planned, including:  

  • 6 p.m. – Performance by DJ One Luv
  • 7:30 p.m. – Town crier announces Mayor Justin Wilson; poetry reading by Alexandria Poet Laureate Zeina Azzam; acknowledgements
  • 8 p.m. – Distribution of birthday cupcakes by members of City Council
  • 8:30 p.m. – Performance by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
  • 9:30 p.m. – Grand finale fireworks display

Vantage points:

·        Canal Center Plaza (Center Canal Plaza)

·        Rivergate Park (2 Montgomery St.)

·        Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison St.)

·        Founders Park (351 North Union St.)

·        Waterfront Park (1A Prince St.)

·        Windmill Hill Park (501 South Union St.)

·        Fords Landing boardwalk (99 Franklin St.)

·        Jones Point Park (Jones Point Dr.)

·        George Washington Masonic Temple (101 Callahan Dr.)

Please leave pets at home and be mindful of your neighbors by refraining from smoking at this event.

Visit for more information, or call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592.

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